endolymphatic hydrops

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dilatation of the membranous labrinth of the inner ear, thought to be due to impaired absorption of endolymph in the endolymphatic sac. It is the pathologic finding in Ménière disease. See: Ménière disease.

endolymphatic hydrops

(1) Ménière disease, see there.
(2) A term loosely applied to accumulation of fluids in the membranous labyrinth seen in Ménière disease.

endolymphatic hydrops

Ménière's disease, see there.


Prosper, French physician, 1799-1862.
Ménière disease - characterized by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and progressive deafness due to swelling of the endolymphatic duct. Synonym(s): auditory vertigo; endolymphatic hydrops; labyrinthine vertigo; Ménière syndrome
Ménière syndrome - Synonym(s): Ménière disease
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Moreover, a specific focus on low-frequency SSNHL should be set to better assess the possibility of an endolymphatic hydrops in such cases.
Endolymphatic hydrops, with a presentation similar to bilateral Meniere disease (fluctuating hearing loss, severe hearing loss, and vertigo), has been also reported [49, 50].
Zhou et al., "Intratympanic steroids injection is effective for the treatment of drop attacks with Meniere's disease and delayed endolymphatic hydrops: a retrospective study," Medicine (Baltimore), vol.
While endolymphatic hydrops is still thought to be the cause of Meniere disease, this theory has been challenged and migraine has been implicated as a common etiology between vestibular migraine and Meniere disease.
Kato et al., "Endolymphatic hydrops revealed by magnetic resonance imaging in patients with atypical Meniere's disease," Acta Otolaryngologica, vol.
(1964) Endolymphatic hydrops and III type allergic-reaction.
Meniere's disease or other forms of endolymphatic hydrops. Meniere's disease, characterized by abnormally high fluid pressure within the
Named after French physician Prosper Meniere who first described the syndrome in 1861, Meniere's disease is now also referred to as endolymphatic hydrops.
The pathophysiology of Meniere's disease is unknown, although dilation of the membranous labyrinth (i.e., endolymphatic hydrops) is a closely associated finding on post-mortem studies [9] and, increasingly, on in vivo imaging as well [10, 11].
The basic science of Meniere's disease and endolymphatic hydrops. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005;13(5):301-7.
Floyd, "Type II collagen-induced autoimmune endolymphatic hydrops in guinea-pig," Science, vol.
(20), the authors were able to demonstrate endolymphatic hydrops in 4 of 19 VM patients with cochlear symptoms.